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Composition Colloquium - Franck Bedrossian: Recent work

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 24 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Elkus Room


Department of Music faculty composer Franck Bedrossian presents his recent work.



Music Studies Colloquium - Benjamin Piekut: Henry Cow and the Vernacular Avant-garde.

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 24 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University, currently Visiting Professor at Berkeley): "Henry Cow and the Vernacular Avant-garde."

Reception follows



Carmina Burana and Bach

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra

Soloists:
Candace Johnson, soprano
Thomas Glenn, tenor
Zachary Gordin, baritone

Marika Kuzma, director

Orff - Carmina Burana (piano-percussion version)

J.S. Bach, B Minor Mass Sketches
Sanctus, BWV 238;
Cantata BWV 12 Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen;
Cantata BWV 29 Wir danken dir



The Joseph Kerman Memorial

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 26 | 2-4 p.m. |  Bancroft Hotel


2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Professor Emeritus Joseph Kerman photoProfessor Joseph Kerman passed away at the age of 89 after a long illness on March 17 in Berkeley, California.

The Memorial for Professor Kerman will be on Sunday, October 26th at the Bancroft Hotel at 2:00pm. The event itself will probably be close to two hours and will be followed by a reception. The final program will be known closer to the event.

The memorial will be primarily a...   More >



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 29 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photograph of cello sectionDavid Milnes, conductor

Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances



Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Times and Genres

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 31 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Bloch lecture poster, Prof. Georgina BornBloch Lectures by Georgina Born, rescheduled to the fall 2014 semester:

October 31, Times and Genres
November 3, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 31 – November 1, 2014 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra posterUC BERKELEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

David Milnes, conductor

Melody Huang, cello soloist

Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances
Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante



Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Times and Genres

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 3 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Bloch lecture poster, Prof. Georgina BornBloch Lectures by Georgina Born, rescheduled to the fall 2014 semester:

October 31, Times and Genres
November 3, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



Jazz Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 5 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Christopher Youmans photographChristopher Youmans, voice and guitar; Ryan Petigura, bass guitar; Kevin Wang, piano; Sam Zuckerman, drums, perform original compositions by Christopher Youmans.



Composition Colloquium - Carol Robinson: The Acoustic Works of Eliane Radigue

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 7 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Elkus Room


Photo of Eliane Radigue by Massimo GolfieriClarinetist Carol Robinson discusses the acoustic works of Eliane Radigue.

“With this music, it is as though rather than sound becoming expression, expression becomes sound.”
—Carol Robinson



Indonesian Music and Dance

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 8 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Indonesian DanceTraditional Javanese music and Gambyong Dance, featuring the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble directed by Midiyanto.

Ninik Lunde is the dance leader of Lestari Indonesia



Visiting faculty Shoko Hikage, Koto: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 12 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photograph of koto being playedVisiting faculty Shoko Hikage performs traditional music for koto, joined by Narae Kwon, gayageum. They will perform
Echoes of Harmonious Music for kayageum and koto



Midweek Piano Recital

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Free public piano concert presented by Nathaniel Ben-Horin and Rachel Lee, two undergraduate pianists from the UC Berkeley Piano Program. Ben-Horin plays Schubert’s Sonata in B (D. 575) and Eric Satie’s Embryons desséchés. Rachel Lee performs fantasies by C.P.E. Bach (Fantasia in C major, H.284), Robert Schumann (Fantasiestücke, op. 12) and Shostakovich (3 Fantastic Dances, op. 5).



Concerto Auditions

Performing Arts - Music: Audition: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 13 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley Symphony OrchestraStudent musicians and members of the orchestra perform excerpts with piano accompaniment for a chance to perform with the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra.



Piano Institute

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 14 – 15, 2014 every day | 3-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Piano Institute
Friday & Saturday, November 14 & 15
3–6pm & 8–10pm

Two days of performances, commentary, and a master class on the Hertz Hall stage, including Seymour Lipkin, Suzanne Macahilig, and Chuck Fuery.

free and open to the public



Music Studies Colloquium - Kenneth Hamilton: A Dance around the Totentanz: Authority and Apocrypha in the Music of Liszt

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Piano Institute 2014, Guest Speaker. Kenneth Hamilton (University of Cardiff): "A Dance around the Totentanz: Authority and Apocrypha in the Music of Liszt."

Reception follows



Chamber Music: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 19 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Previous Noon Concert Chamber EnsembleStudents in the Department of Music perform. Program and musicians to be announced closer to the event date.



Music Studies Colloquium - Raquel Z. Rivera: The Socio-Sonic Circuitry of Afro-Latino Music in the Caribbean

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Raquel Z. Rivera (University of New Mexico): "The Socio-Sonic Circuitry of Afro-Latino Music in the Caribbean: From Bomba, Son Jarocho and Palos to Hip-Hop and Reggaeton."

Reception follows



Gospel: You Got Soul

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 21 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Previous Gospel Chorus PerformanceThis evening's concert will inspire, thrill and amaze you, as local gospel and soul musicians join the UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus in connecting jazz, blues and soul music, from the Black Power Era, to their historical roots in African American Spirituals and Gospel Songs.

D. Mark Wilson, director



Carillon Recital: Impressionism on Bells

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 23 | 2-2:45 p.m. |  Campanile (Sather Tower)


Image of the Campanile at UC BerkeleyA carillon recital featuring original compositions in the Impressionistic style by Geert D'hollander, Ronald Barnes, John Pozdro, and Émilien Allard, as well as Claude Debussy's Claire de lune. Ravelian Ondines and Wagnerian Valkyries make brief appearances.